• Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Pa auction at Christies

    Sale 7677

    Galerie Popoff: An Enduring Passion for Russian Art

    12 - 13 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 56

    A porcelain covered coffee-pot

    BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF CATHERINE II, 1790-96

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    A porcelain covered coffee-pot
    by the Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg, period of Catherine II, 1790-96
    Of cylindrical form, with a tall faceted spout and circular neck, the body painted on both sides with multi-coloured bouquets of roses, with a dark blue band and entwined gilt leaf garland around the shoulder, with an intricate handle, the circular cover with cone shaped finial, gilt detail, marked under with dark blue overglaze 'E II' and dot
    6½ in. (16.4 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Masterpieces of 18th c..., number 98.